Jesse Howard Swallows
Jesse Howard Swallows, 91 of Celina, passed away on Dec. 16 at Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Dec. 21 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Rev. Josh Newberry. officiating Interment followed in the Okalona Cemetery in Overton County with full Military Honors.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1927 in Livingston. He was a veteran of WWII, was rewarded a
Medal of Victory. He also retired from Pepsi Cola after 32 years as a manager. Mr. Swallows was a Lifetime Member of the American Legion since 1962.
He was preceded in death by parents, William Gusta Swallows and Velma Carr Swallows; daughter, Debra Lynn Hoffman; brother,: Asa Swallows, Carlton Swallows, James Swallows and Doak Swallows.
Surviving relatives include wife of 62 years, Joyce Swallows of Celina; daughters, Pam Swallows of Celina, Anita Grenier of Elizabethtown, Ky. and Tonya Whitrock of Houston, TX; brother, Dewitt Swallows of Nashville; sister, Gusta Lee Strong of Celina; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.